Staying Fire Safe at home during the winter months.
How Homes and Buildings Are Threatened by WildfireWildfires have become part of our “new normal” life, which leaves everyone wonder, what can we do to prepare, and to harden our homes against fire.
Although lights are a festive way to celebrate the holidays, they can also be a hazard when left unattended. Be sure to unplug lights before going to bed or leaving the house to prevent an electrical fire.
It started because her Charger was touching her metal bed frame. So lesson to everyone make sure your kids are not charging their phones on the bed or sleeping with their chargers on their beds.
Ensuring your tree has adequate water can keep it from becoming dry. Dry trees are more likely to become a fire hazard if it comes into contact with a nearby heat source!
Learn the steps you can take to protect your home and property against wildfire with our DIY series created in partnership with UC Cooperative Extension.
Howard and his wife, Merritt, are now rebuilding in a way to avoid a repeat of the disaster. They’re part of a small yet growing number of people building homes with a design and materials to resist fire. The Boosters’ new home will have a metal roof and and it won’t have an attic or soffit vents. Napa-based architect Brendan Kelly says it will be “impregnable” using pre-fabricated steel framing wrapped in noncombustible insulation from Canada-based homebuilding company BONE Structure.
Underground fires pose a continuing threat.